Reverend '''Charles Bigg''', Doctor of Divinity|DD
(1840–1908) was a Church of England
clergyman, theologian and church historian.
Bigg was the winner of the Gaisford Prize
for Greek Prose in 1861.
In 1886 he delivered the Bampton Lectures
, later published as: [https://archive.org/details/christianplatoni00bigg ''The Christian Platonists of Alexandria'']. He served as the principal of Brighton College
in 1871. In 1900 he was invited by the Bishop of London
, Mandell Creighton
, to a round table conference that produced the [https://archive.org/details/thedoctrineofhol00waceuoft ''The Doctrine of Holy Communion and its Expression in Ritual''] in 1900.
After the death of Reverend William Bright (historian)|William Bright
, he was in April 1901 appointed Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History
at the University of Oxford
, holding the post until his death.